Greek legends associated amethyst with Bacchus, the god of wine. It was believed that wearing amethyst prevented drunkeness. The ability to help the wearer maintain a clear head and a sharp mind also fit this belief.
Amethysts healing properties help with physical ailments relating to the nervous system and emotional issues. It is used for energy healing and Chakra balancing. Amethyst can ease nightmares and insomnia. A crown chakra stone which gives access to higher states of consciousness and linked to our inner and outer beauty, our spirituality and bliss.